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‘Pakistan asked to hand over several suspects’
Pakistan offers “joint investigating mechanism”
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has offered India a “joint investigating mechanism” to probe the Mumbai attacks, and said it could be headed by the National Security Advisers of both countries. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood ...
No decision yet on Deshmukh
Beleaguered Chief Minister meets Sonia, discussions will continue
Coast Guard detains seven Pakistanis
AHMEDABAD: Seven Pakistanis, who claimed they were fishermen, were detained and their fishing trawler was seized by the Coast Guard off the Jakhau port in Gujarat on Tuesday. A Coast Guard spokesman said the boat, “Al ...
Key test for India-U.S. intelligence ties
Despite recent progress, cooperation plagued by false starts and dead-ends
Take action against LeT founder, says India
ISLAMABAD: New Delhi has asked Pakistan to take action against Hafiz Saeed, the founder leader of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the group suspected of involvement in the Mumbai attacks. Official sources said Saeed is one of three individuals in ...
Cama staff rose to the occasion
Mumbai: The sixth floor of the Cama and Albless Hospital building, down the road from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), is pockmarked. Bullet and shrapnel marks are all over the walls, on the two metal lift doors and the ceiling as well. ...
Terrorists came from Pakistan: Mumbai police chief
Confirms The Hindu’s account of Mumbai massacre planning
Train blast kills 3 in Assam
Guwahati: Three passengers were killed and 30 more injured when extremists triggered a powerful blast in a general second class coach of the 901 Lumding-Tinsukia passenger train around 7.50 a.m. on Tuesday. The train had just reached the ...
Over 72 per cent polling in Mizoram
Voting peaceful in all 40 constituencies, says official
Defend Pakistan’s honour: all-party meet
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Tuesday Pakistan wanted good relations with India and that terrorists must not be allowed to undo the gains of the peace process. He was briefing envoys on Islamabad’s ...
“Can the father of a brave soldier ever falter in the face of tragedy?”
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has said that it was unfortunate that his visit to the residence of the slain Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan in Bangalore the day after the cremation should have disturbed the bereaved ...
Regrettable, says Karat
NEW DELHI: The CPI(M) on Tuesday described the remarks of Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan about his visit to the house of the slain NSG commando Sandeep Unnikrishnan as “regrettable.” “Certain ...
Navy chief upset with electronic media
Mumbai coverage reminded him of ‘famous’ Kargil War shot
Emotional adieu to Holtzbergs, other victims
DUBAI: Thousands of Israelis on Tuesday bid an emotional farewell to the victims of the terror attack at Nariman House in Mumbai. Six persons were killed at the place, which housed a Jewish centre. The dead included Israelis, a Mexican ...
Rail terminal was the worst-hit in attack
MUMBAI: A total of 56 people were killed in the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), the first target of Mumbai’s latest terror attacks last Wednesday. Railway officials said that of the 98 people injured, 48 were grievously hurt. The ...
Commandos did the utmost: Israel
Jerusalem: The Israel government on Tuesday slammed ZAKA humanitarian rescue group for alleging that Indian commandos may have inadvertently killed one or more Jewish hostages during the Nariman House operation, saying the ...
Pawar to decide on Patil’s replacement
MUMBAI: From Mumbai, the political action has shifted to New Delhi. After a meeting on Tuesday morning, Nationalist Congress Party legislators unanimously decided to let party president Sharad Pawar decide who will replace R.R. Patil as leader ...
‘Tulpan’ bags Golden Peacock at IFFI
PANAJI: For Sergei Dvortsevoy, the film director from Kazakhstan, it was a grand double! ‘Tulpan,’ a film from Kazakhstan-Germany-Switzerland-Russia-Poland, bagged the coveted Golden Peacock and Rs.40 lakh for the best film, while ...
Move to screen Panorama films in different places
PANAJI: The Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF) is considering to take the Panorama films screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to different parts of the country. Talking to journalists on Tuesday ahead of the last ...
Thai Premier unseated
SINGAPORE: Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday unseated politically beleaguered Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat by ordering that his People’s Power Party be disbanded for electoral fraud. Mr. Somchai stands disqualified for ...
India has the right to protect itself: Obama
Chicago: U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has said that he expected Islamabad to fully cooperate with New Delhi in the investigations into the Mumbai terror attacks, and India, like other sovereign nations, has the right to ...
Economists call for deep reforms of global financial system
World output will reach a meagre one per cent in 2009
England sends a security expert
Miller feels no one should tour if he had “a sense of fear”
AIADMK MLA’s election declared void
Order stayed for three weeks to enable Chandra of Rajapalayam to file appeal
Patient photos aid doctors reading scans
The practice may be particularly beneficial in outsourced telemedicine work
Body-swap illusion tricks the mind in study
Volunteers wearing virtual reality goggles encounter out-of-body experience in major experiment
Medical discovery opens new vistas
CHENNAI: A discovery at the Medical Research Centre’s (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, sheds new light on the coordinated regulatory mechanisms that control the availability of proteins within cells (protein ...
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